Mashed Potatoes – Three Ways!

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Whether it’s a Russet, Rose or Gold Dust potato, Nicole Presley and I have the recipes and tips for you! Nicole shares a lower-fat Rose Mashed Potato flavored with chicken broth and garlic and I’ve got a classic Buttermilk Mashed Potato just ready for a pool of gravy. But the party really gets started when we team up to make Loaded Gold Dust Mashed Potatoes.

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Mashed Potatoes - Three Ways!
For three great recipes and more tips on mashed potatoes WATCH MASHED POTATO PARTY! And for even more Mashed Potato Recipes, check out the Idaho Potato Website.

HAVE A MASHED POTATO MARTINI PARTY!
Mashed Potatoes - Three Ways!
Supply your guests with a mountain of mashed potatoes, martini glasses, and a buffet of decadent toppings to create their own, custom MASHED POTATO MARTINI. As you can see in the video, Brown Butter Mushroom Sauce and Chipotle Chicken Chili (without the beans) make great toppers. And if you’re looking for a fail-proof, make-ahead Turkey Wing Gravy Recipe, check out Foodwishes.com.

KLONDIKE ROSE MASHED POTATOES
Mashed Potatoes - Three Ways!

Ingredients for Klondike Rose Mashed Potatoes:
3 pounds Klondike Rose Potatoes (cut into quarters)
5 cloves of garlic
5 cups of chicken broth
4 TBSP butter
salt and pepper to taste

Directions for Klondike Rose Mashed Potatoes:
1. In a small to medium pot over a medium high flame add potatoes, garlic cloves, and chicken broth. The broth should come about a 1/2 inch higher than the potatoes.
2. Allow the broth to boil, then cover with a lid and boil for 15 to 20 minutes or until fork tender.
3. Once the potatoes are fork tender, drain most of the liquid out, leaving about 1/2 a cup in the pot.
4. Add salt, pepper, and butter to potatoes and garlic cloves.
5. Mash mixture with a potato masher until desired consistency is reached.

BUTTERMILK RUSSET MASHED POTATOES
Mashed Potatoes - Three Ways!

Ingredients for Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes:
3 pounds Russet Potatoes (peeled and cut into halves, lengthwise)
3 TBSP butter
1/2 – 3/4 cup buttermilk
salt to taste

Directions for Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes:
1. In a medium pot, cover peeled, halved potatoes with water and add 1 teaspoon salt.
2. Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until tender.
4. Drain the water from potatoes and return to same warm pot.
5. With a potato masher, break up the potatoes, 1-2 times around the pot.
6. Add butter and incorporate gently.
7. Add buttermilk and continue mashing, taking caution not to over mix.
8. Season to taste with salt (and pepper if desired).

LOADED KLONDIKE GOLD DUST MASHED POTATOES
Mashed Potatoes - Three Ways!

Ingredients for Klondike Gold Dust Loaded Mashed Potatoes:
3 pounds Klondike Gold Dust Potatoes (peeled or unpeeled to your preference, cut into quarters)
3 TBSP butter
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 – 1/2 cup milk or cream
1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup bacon bits
2 TBSP chopped green onion
salt and pepper to taste

Directions for Klondike Gold Dust Loaded Mashed Potatoes:
1. In a medium pot, cover quartered potatoes with water and add 1 teaspoon salt.
2. Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until tender.
4. Drain the water from potatoes and return to same warm pot.
5. With a potato masher, break up the potatoes, 1-2 times around the pot.
6. Add butter and incorporate gently.
7. Add sour cream and milk incorporate gently, taking caution not to over mix.
8. Add the remaining toppings, salt and pepper to taste and mix a final time.

Mashed Potatoes - Three Ways!
For further potato instruction and entertainment watch the MASHED POTATO PARTY video. If you have a moment, head to Sara and Nicole’s channels on YouTube and SUBSCRIBE.

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